Tuesday, July 16, 2024

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K-M’s Tanner Hall waits for the throw to second as a Raiders’ runner advances.
Clear skies and fans lined up on the outfield fence to watch a cliff-hanger between Kasson-Mantorville and the Northfield Raiders, Friday evening at K-M’s field.  Kasson lost to Northfield 5-4 in extra innings.  Lefthanded freshman Noah Swarts took the mound for the KoMets tossing 5 innings giving...
For the past several months the Dodge County Food Shelf has been distributing more food than ever to meet the need for food assistance during the coronavirus pandemic. Increased demand by community members, coupled with difficulties in obtaining food for distribution, has created shortages at the...
Neil Witzel works in his vegetable garden on his farm south of Kasson. Witzel has expanded the garden this year, selling most of his produce from a stand at his farm but also some at local grocery and hardware stores.
Neil Witzel grew up south of Kasson and was a 1975 K-M graduate and was involved with the school FFA program. His grandmother (Laura Witzel) used to raise and sell some flowers and poultry, when he was growing up, to doctors and fellows that his dad worked with at the clinic. Witzel said he...
Troy Tuma of Owatonna earns the winner title in the Kruckeberg Services WISSOTA Hornet Feature Friday night at the Chateau Speedway in Lansing.
It was Kids Night Friday at the Chateau Speedway in Lansing.    Rides in the stock cars for the kids started out the night and there were plenty of bicycles and scooters given away at intermission. Every year the track picks up a couple bikes to give away and the fans and drivers join in and bring...
Karen Hendrickson with students and their teacher who she met in Hanoi. The students were eager to practice their English.
Leaving Bangkok, I flew to Busan, Korea, where I had lived from 2012-13 as an English teacher, to visit friends and roam around “the San Francisco of Korea” for a week.  Vietjet then flew me to Vietnam’s capital, Hanoi. A visa is required to enter Vietnam, so I had purchased mine online, printed it...
Triton football players, Dodge Center and Kasson Lions and neighbors all chipped in to carry bags of cement at Lions Park.
Members of the Dodge Center and Kasson Lion Clubs, the Triton High School football team and neighbors and friends descended on the Lions Park site in Dodge Center last month and when the weekend was over Phase I of the project had been completed. The park is located in the neighborhood across the...
Nathan Noonan swings at the ball during a baseball game Monday night. Nathan is back playing the game he loves, this summer for the Byron Bears 14U team, after undergoing treatment for leukemia. “It’s a miracle he’s even out there,” said his Coach Jim Isaac.
Nathan Noonan, 15, wasn’t expected to be here this summer, says his dad Don Noonan, playing baseball like he has in years past. So his dad attends every practice, never missing a moment. “We weren’t sure we were ever going to see this again,” Don says. Nathan was diagnosed in May 2019 with leukemia...
The Brian Xavier family gathered for a family photo. Back row: Gabriel Decker, Magnolia Decker, Tristan Dunbar, Robb Dunbar; 2nd row: Esme Decker, Sara Xavier, MaryEsther Xavier, Karen Dunbar, Isabella Dunbar; Front: Brian Xavier.
Brian Xavier first lived in Kasson when in first and second grade as his dad was the Senior High School principal in the old Kasson school building. Since they did not live far from the school he enjoyed going to the movies at the Kasson State Theater on Sunday afternoons for six cents admission...
This has been a year unlike any other and that’s especially true for Byron’s Amy Kyllo; but for her it’s been a unique year for an entirely different reason other than COVID-19. For the past 10 months she’s served as the 66th Princess Kay of the Milky Way. As Princess Kay, she’s gotten to travel...
This past weekend six-year-old Kasson Belsaas, along with his parents, Drew and Jamie, plus two-year-old sister Emery, spent three days seeing the sights of the community. Jamie explained they had four names picked out at the hospital when their son was born and one of them was Cassen but they...

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